• africa,  Senegal,  unesco world heritage

    Discovering Senegal

    In 1999 I (Annick) booked a group trip to Senegal. Earlier that year I had been in Egypt, and I was ready to discover “the real Africa”. Northern African countries are still quite different in atmosphere and nature to the countries more to the south. Our hotel was located in M’bour, a city about 50 km south of the capital Dakar. It was the ideal spot to go on several excursions to discover this diverse country. First we spent some time in the savannah around us. During each visit we stopped to meet the locals. I must say that this was all quite of a culture shock to me back…